October 18, 2016
In the early hours of Monday morning, US Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay’s daughter, Trinity Gay, was shot and killed by a stray bullet while standing outside a restaurant. Since the tragedy, dozens of Gay’s fellow professional athletes have taken to social media to express their condolences to Gay and his family. Some of those messages are embedded below.
@TysonLGay bro want to send my condolences… can't even imagine what you must be going thru. Prayers to you & ur family. ??
— Asafa Powell (@officialasafa) October 16, 2016
Condolences to Tyson Gay and his family… 15-year-old girl dies after shooting at Lexington restaurant – https://t.co/rXKnwdhO9J
— Ato Boldon (@AtoBoldon) October 16, 2016
My prayers & condolences to Tyson Gay & the rest of the Gay family, may God give you strength in this time of need.
— Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) October 16, 2016
Heavy heart today for Tyson Gay and his family.
Lord please ease their pain and give them strength during this time.
— Lolo Jones (@lolojones) October 16, 2016
Please pray for @TysonLGay and his family at this time !!! ??
— Brittney Reese (@DaLJBeast) October 16, 2016
My heart is heavy for my brother friend n training partner no one should have to feel what he's feeling ! Just in constant Prayer ?
— English Gardner (@UgHLyDuCkLiN) October 16, 2016
— Lauryn Williams (@LaurynCwilliams) October 16, 2016
— Morolake Akinosun™ (@MsFastTwitch) October 16, 2016
Praying for your peace @TysonLGay . Everyone please say a short prayer for Tyson's family ??
— Darrell Hill (@B1GHomie) October 16, 2016
Sending our thoughts & prayers to @TysonLGay & his loved ones as they mourn the tragic & senseless loss of his daughter, Trinity.
— USATF (@usatf) October 16, 2016
The Arkansas Razorback athletic family sends its condolences to @TysonLGay and his family during this difficult time.
— Razorback XC/TF (@RazorbackTF) October 16, 2016
Our hearts are broken this morning over the loss of Trinity to this tragic and senseless act of violence.
— FayetteCountySchools (@ItsAboutKidsFC) October 16, 2016
— BSHS Track And Field (@BSHSTnF) October 16, 2016